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Q&A: Michaela McManus won't be back as assistant district attorney

Michaela McManus will not return to Law & Order: SVU next season, TV Guide reports.

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Michaela McManus will not return to Law & Order: SVU next season, TV Guide reports.

This assistant DA won't be back

Michaela McManus joined the cast of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as the new assistant district attorney at the start of this past season. After a few episodes her character disappeared without explanation, but she's still listed in the credits. What happened?

McManus, who has also been on One Tree Hill and CSI: NY, played ADA Kim Greylek at the beginning of the 10th season of SVU. She left after the episode Lead, in which former ADA Alexandra Cabot (Stephanie March) returned.

TV Guide has reported that McManus is not coming back to the show next season, and she reportedly Twittered a thank-you to fans asking her whereabouts. March is scheduled to appear in at least four more episodes, but it is unknown if she will return as a regular for Season 11. NBC isn't commenting on what to expect.

The woman from 'Suzie Wong'

My friend and I recently visited Hong Kong and saw where the movie The World of Suzie Wong took place. When we got home we watched the movie. What happened to the lovely Chinese woman who played opposite William Holden?

Nancy Kwan, born in Hong Kong to a Chinese father and Scottish mother, starred with William Holden in The World of Suzie Wong.

Kwan played a prostitute involved with an American architect (Holden) who moved to Hong Kong for a year to see if he could support himself as a painter.

Interestingly, she got the role only after France Nuyen, who played it opposite William Shatner on Broadway in 1958 and was hired for the movie, was fired for gaining weight and not being able to fit into the snugly cut wardrobe.

After that role, which earned Kwan a Golden Globe nomination, she appeared in several movies and TV shows. She lived alternately in the United States and Hong Kong before returning to the States permanently in 1979. Since then she has appeared on episodes of several TV series, including ER.

She celebrated her 70th birthday on May 19 and is active as a spokeswoman for the Asian Americans Voters Coalition. She has been married to director-producer Norbert Meisel since 1976.

Mexican currency's worth

Twenty-plus years ago I went to Mexico and ended up bringing home several of their notes and coins. I understand that a while back they revalued their currency. Is what I have worth anything these days?

In 1994, Mexico revalued its currency so that there would be 100 centavos to 1 peso. In the process, the old peso was severely devalued. So 1 peso is worth 1,000 so-called "old pesos." There are about 13 new pesos to one U.S. dollar, so it would take 13,000 old pesos to equal that amount. In other words, no.

Q&A: Michaela McManus won't be back as assistant district attorney 05/24/09 [Last modified: Sunday, May 24, 2009 6:27am]
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